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PRESS RELEASE (EMU) – St. Kitts In an effort to train teachers in school safety solutions and enhance its school safety policy, the Ministry of Education in partnership with USAID- Office of Foreign Disaster conducted a workshop on Wednesday April 13th.

USAID/OFAD Partners with Ministry of Education for School Safety ...

Russell Williams   How are we to avoid new disparities in the development of knowledge societies? How are we to ensure that everybody can enjoy freedom of expression through the Internet and new media? How are we to ensure principles of mutual respect and the observance of human rights on-line? […]

UNESCO St. Kitts-Nevis To Host Regional Workshop on Ethical Use ...

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Shawn Richards
PRESS RELEASE St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service (SKNIS) The Basseterre High School situation continues to be a matter of significant concern and priority for the government. It is for this reason, that I address you at this time. During the last two sessions of Parliament, I provided you with […]

Statement From The Deputy Prime Minister On The Basseterre High ...

OECS Business ThinkTank Logo
With a number of member states facing high youth unemployment and stubbornly low economic growth numbers, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, is partnering with regional stakeholders to host the first, OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon, from 14th to 15th August 2015. Tech Correspondent, Russell WIlliams spoke with Sybil Welsh […]

OECS Think Tank – An End Business as Usual?

PRESS RELEASE   The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is collaborating with Quintessence Consulting, e-Caribbean and other partners to spearhead an OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon over the period 14 – 15 August. The Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon will bring together youth, teachers, business owners, business […]

OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon To Produce IT ...

Say No to Child Labour 2015
  Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General International Labour Organizationon the occasion of World Day against Child Labour 12 June 2015 The unacceptable reality is that today millions of children around the world, some as young as five, are still working for their survival and that of their families. Yet progress has […]

Fighting Child Labour With Quality Education

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION (EMU) – St. Kitts,  The Ministry of Education welcomes the formation of the Health and Safety Task Force chaired by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health (Mr. Andrew Skerritt) and supports its decision to work collaboratively with PAHO/WHO as it relates […]


Some Participants at Roundtable discussion on Education
(EMU) – St. Kitts, Sep 11, 2013: Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Mrs. Ionie Liburd Willett has challenged participants in a one-day round table discussion on Monday September 9, to stand firm in their resolve to be committed to excellence in education whatever their sphere of influence. “I […]


CFB College Student Awardees
Fifty-two awardees recognised this year in The Academic Excellence Recognition and Awards Ceremony BASSETERRE, St. Kitts: The Academic Excellence Recognition and Awards Ceremony conceptualized by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in 1986 is now a quarter of a century old. Organised to recognise outstanding students in school leaving exams, […]

LIME Lauded for Support of Academic Excellence

The Caribbean Knowledge Learning Network
By Russell Williams Last week, the long promised Caribbean Knowledge Learning Network (CKLN) took a step forward with the signing of a contract with telecom provider LIME to provide connectivity throughout the region for its learning network. While those of us in St. Kitts-Nevis would rightly have some reasons for […]

If The High Cost Of Internet Is Not Holding Back ...

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By Russell Williams In the previous two articles I have suggested that there are many benefits for the development of Internet Exchange Points (IXP’s) within the Caribbean. I have also offered arguments, which identify contributing causes which have prevented us from maximising the benefits of technology. I will continue this […]

If The High Cost Of Internet Is Not Holding Back ...